Friday, July 21st – 5:30-8:00 pm
jazz in the bookshop every Friday since 2002!
Tonight! A Cuban Excursion with the Scott Foster Trio

Guitarist Scott Foster will be fresh back from Havana for tonight's show, so he's enlisted bassist Adam Gay and drummer Omar Aran to play two sets of music drawing on his experience there!   … [Read more...]

Friday, July 21st – 9-10:30 pm
Tammy Hall Trio

Tammy Hall Trio Tammy Lynne Hall, piano Aneesa Strings, bass Ruthie Price, drums $15 cover charge Tammy Lynne Hall is among the premier pianists in the Bay Area, with a richly deserved international reputation and audience. Her playing is … [Read more...]

Thursday, July 27th – 7:30-9:30 pm
Eric Shifrin & the In Crowd
play the music of Cole Porter

Eric Shifrin, piano Paul Smith, bass Scott Johnson, drums Cole Porter surveyed! Looking at You … Just One of Those Things … So in Love … In the Still of the Night … Begin the Beguine … Everything I Love … Don’t Fence Me In … Miss Otis Regrets … [Read more...]

Saturday, July 29th – 7:30-10:00 pm
Caroline Davis Quintet
jazz club! when lights are low…

From NYC: Caroline Davis, tenor saxophone and Carmen Staaf, piano, plus local heroes Raffi Garabedian, tenor sax; Noah Garabedian, bass; Evan Hughes, drums Caroline, Carmen and Noah -- none of whom have played at Bird & Beckett before -- are … [Read more...]

Sunday, July 30th – 4:30-6:30 pm:
Avotcja & Modúpue
celebrate Avotcja’s 76th birthday!

Avotcja, spoken word and small multi-percussion; Sandi Poindexter, violin Frances Wong, saxophone; Jon Jang, piano Heshima Mark Williams, bass Raul Ramirez, multi-percussion Avotcja is a jazz musician with deep roots, a riveting poet, an … [Read more...]